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Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2018-02-21 18:18 UTC (gutemberg.sousa@mctic.gov.br)
Date of publication
2018-06-15 13:46 UTC (dema@itamaraty.gov.br)

General information
Country submitting the decision or communication
  • Brazil
Competent National Authority(ies) responsible for the decision or communication
National Technical Biosafety Commission
Setor Policial Sul -SPO Área 5 Quadra 3 Bloco B - Térreo Salas 10 à 14
Brasília, DF
Brazil, CEP - 70610-200
Phone:(5561) 3411-5516
Fax:(5561) 3317-7475
Url:National Technical Biosafety Comission
Title / Reference number of the decision or communication
Commercial release of genetically modified maize Bt11xMIR162 - Technical Report 4764
Date of the decision
Is the decision taken prior to entry into force of the Protocol?
Is this an amendment to a previous decision / communication?
Decision or communication details
Subject(s) of the decision
  • Decision on LMOs for intentional introduction into the environment (according Article 10 or domestic regulatory framework)
Uses of the LMO(s)
  • LMOs for direct use as food
  • LMOs for direct use as feed
  • LMOs for processing
Has the decision been taken in the absence of a domestic regulatory framework and in accordance with Article 11.6?
Was the decision triggered by a request for a transboundary movement of LMOs into the country?
Does the decision apply to transboundary movements of LMO(s) into the country?
Importer’s or Applicant’s contact details
Syngenta Seeds Ltda.
Syngenta Seeds Ltda.
Lilian Aguiar Saldanha

Rodovia BR-452, Km 142 + 543m.

Uberlândia, MG
Brazil, 38405-232
Phone:+55(11) 5643-6747
Fax:+55(11) 5643-6750 ; 5643-6750
Result of the decision
  • Approval of the import/use of the LMO(s) without conditions
Does the decision involve field trials?
Does the decision involve commercial release?
LMO identification
SYN-BTØ11-1 x SYN-IR162-4 - Insect Resistant Maize
Mannose tolerance Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Show detection method(s)
Risk assessment
risk assessment of genetically modified maize 5307 and Maize Bt11xMIR162xMIR604xTC1507x5307xGA21 - Technical Report 4764
SYN-Ø53Ø7-1 x SYN-IR6Ø4-5 x SYN-BTØ11-1 x DAS-Ø15Ø7-1 x MON-ØØØ21-9 x SYN-IR162-4 - Agrisure® Duracade™ 5222
Mannose tolerance
Resistance to diseases and pests - Insects - Coleoptera (beetles) - Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera), Northern corn rootworm (Diabrotica barberi), Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)
Resistance to herbicides - Glufosinate, Glyphosate
Selectable marker genes and reporter genes
Decision document
Decision document